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Noreen Young A Puppet Retrospective Exhibition in Almonte from July 14 to September 22, 2018

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum Hosts Puppet Extravaganza

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum Hosts Puppet Extravaganza You and a guest are cordially invited to an opening vernissage of “Noreen Young: A Puppet Retrospective” at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum on July 14 between 2 pm and 4 pm. The exhibit runs until September 22, “Noreen Young: A Puppet Retrospective” is a summer must-see event […]

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1000 Islands Gananogue Key Attractions in 2018

1000 Islands Gananogue Key Attractions in 2018 Gananoque Boat Line Immerse in the magnificence of the 1000 Islands as you cruise through the splendour of over 1800 islands. Offering 1 hour cruises, the Destination Canada Signature Experience – Lost Ships of the 1000 Islands Cruise (2.5 hours) or the Boldt Castle Stopover Cruise. Over 20 […]

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See You at ” A Puppet Restrospective” Exhibition in Almonte!

See You at ” A Puppet Restrospective” Exhibition in Almonte! Gloria the Gopher, from CBC’s vintage “Under the Umbrella Tree” children’s series, is very happy to tell everybody that she and her friends Holly, Iggy the Iguana and Jacob Blue Jay, are already streaming on Canada Media Fund’s new channel, Encore+ on YouTube.  Now from July 14 […]

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Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube!

Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube Gloria the Gopher, from CBC’s vintage “Under the Umbrella Tree” children’s series, is very happy to tell everybody that she and her friends Holly, Iggy the Iguana and Jacob Blue Jay, are now streaming on Canada Media Fund’s new channel, Encore+ on YouTube.  This is a […]

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Group of Seven in Stone Cellar Restaurant

Every summer we try to make a few local trips to explore our province and  one of the regions we love to visit is Lanark County, which offers perfect combination of small towns, cottages on the beach and wild life. And after spending couple days in the cottage (“The Dancing Bass” Lodge cottage) we went […]

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Puppets making workshop with Noreen Young

Puppets Making Workshop with Noreen Young Last summer we planned to visit the International Puppet Festival, which is held annually in Almonte, Ontario. Unfortunately this year’s Festival was cancelled due to shortage of funds –  however we found out that it is possible to have  a puppet making workshop, which was a very attractive idea. We […]

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Farmstead experience on Blue Hen Farm

After the four and a half hour drive from downtown Toronto we arrived at the Blue Hen Farm.  Right at the turn we saw an old cupboard filled with jars of homemade preserves and a sign “Honk for Service”…  And we saw the farmhouse in the opening between trees. Farmers Jeff and Leslie greeted us […]

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Needle Felting with Peg Learn

Needle Felting with Peg from “Learn Creations” After spending the day in Almonte, we arrived at the Blue Hen farm for a needle felting workshop presented by Peg Learn ( Learn Creations). She greeted us with a big smile, hand holding a large red dragon made from felt pieces … Surprisingly felting is much easier […]

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Yamaska National Park day trip

Yamaska National Park -day trip To have a complete travel experience in Montreal area we decided to visit the Yamaska National Park, well known as a wonderful family escape whether you are camping, just came to enjoy the beach, like to hike or bike. That morning weather outlook promised some rain and cloudy, so the […]

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Bombardier Museum of ingenuity in Valcourt- Quebec

Museum of ingenuity in Valcourt. We arrived in Valcourt QC to see the place where the man known as the  pride of the town created his company that would be renowned by the  world. The visit begins with the simple garage where  Joseph Armand  Bombardier decides to overcome the challenges of driving in the deep […]

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